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New York Domestic Relations Laws

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The New York Domestic Relations Laws, section 240 (1-b) along with articles 4, 5, 5A and 5B of the Family Court Act specified

the use of Income Shares Model to determine the child support liability of parents.

child’s education;

primary healthcare and

child day care in case the custodial parent is employed.

  • The support will terminate when the child attains the age of eighteen,

however, the payments have to be made until the child attains the age of 21.

  • The court has also ruled the application of specified percentages for determining the liability based on the number of children.

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